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Thank you for these recommendations. Just yesterday I ordered a couple of Christmas/winter themed books that I look forward to reading. This time of year is perfect for picking up some new books. ❄️

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Thanks for the mention! I appreciate it. Merry Christmas!

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Great picks. The first two have particularly piqued my interest. Thank you Gayla!

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Thanks for the recommendations, Gayla. I love historical fiction (especially is it isn't about WWII - been there done that) and also love good thrillers. Thanks to you, my reading list is growing!

Have fun with your 'friends of the library' volunteering. Such a fun and worthwhile endeavor!

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I love book recommendations this time of year. Thanks.

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A nice cross-section of books. I think I have guided a few friends to your Substack so hopefully some gift ideas make it through. For me, next year with a slightly different schedule I am planning to make it the year of William Kent Krueger. So many friends have raved about his series so it is time to give it a whirl. Enjoy you December -- pondering what to get others is better than getting gifts in my estimation. Enjoy.

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Thanks, Gayla! I was just looking for some books to read--actually to listen to as I'm just too busy multitasking these days to find time to curl up with a physical book or even peruse a virtual one. Several of these seem like good escape reads, like The Frozen River, though the audio version requires a 14-week wait on Libby. Oh well, there's always something else worth reading in the meantime! Happy Holidays!

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Ive been hearing such amazing things about A frozen river. I've kept a copy on Libo FM.

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